WELCOME TO THE IDAHO OUT-OF-SCHOOL NETWORK

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Membership is Free! If you are a parent, student, afterschool provider, nonprofit staffer, teacher, school administrator, policy leader, corporate leader, or simply a citizen with an interest in improving afterschool experiences in our state, please join our newsletter mailing list and register your program with our directory.

OUT OF SCHOOL TIME ENRICHMENT GRANT - OPEN!

The OST Enrichment Grant is dedicated to community-based organizations and school districts providing out-of-school time youth programming from September 2022 through September 2023. The purpose for this funding is to focus on the academic, social, and emotional learning for students most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Award amounts range from $25K-$135K. Please review Request for Proposal for details.

Informational Webinar: August 17th, 10 am (MST) ZOOMApplication Closes: September 1st, 11:59 pm (MST)

USING DATA FOR PROGRAM EVALUATION AND MAINTAINING FUNDING - LIVE WEBINAR

In this webinar, the panel discusses how using program date can ensure long-term funding and program sustainability 
  • Why programs should collect performance data  
  • How to use the data to identify trends or needs for new program activities
  • How technology can ease the data-tracking burden

UPCOMING WEBINAR SERIES

Join Diane Demarest in a webinar series presented by the Idaho Nonprofit Center.
This series is designed for novice, beginner, and intermediate experienced grant writers. It will break down the grant process whether applying for government or foundation funding. Specific examples will be provided to coach participants through the preparation and submission of funding opportunities. This four-part series will cover:
-  Creating your case for support
-  Matching funders with your program/project
-  Recognizing and following funder requirements
-  Tips for making your proposal a standout

REGISTER TODAY!

Register now to attend ION's annual 2022 Power Up Summit, Idaho's only statewide conference dedicated solely to the Out of School time profession!

STEM VISTA MEMBER

We're seeking a person to join the Idaho Out of School Network as a STEM Afterschool Expansion VISTA member. Along with ION staff and partners like the STEM Action Center, they will identify key individuals to engage in fully utilizing TMC Labs. This is a full time, 1 year position.

TAKE THE POWER OF US SURVEY

We want to know more about those who are still in the youth fields so that we can explore, define, and elevate this collective workforce and their work. The information from the Power of Us Workforce Survey can also lead to action, informing policy, practice, and further research to better support the workforce. We believe that if we know more, we can do more.

THINK MAKE CREATE SUMMER AWARD

Closes August 31, 2022, 6 pm (MST).

AUGUST 31, 11 AM (MST)

Quality OST programs rely on a stable workforce of skilled professionals. Together, we must design quality jobs and provide supports to develop and sustain the OST workforce. Join this webinar to learn more about NAA's Thriving OST Workforce Initiative and provide input on the new OST Job Design Framework.

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